Special Collections

The Charlotte M. Smith Collection of Miniature Books

Gilbert Westgard II

Return to: 20th Century U. S. Imprints in the Smith Collection

The portion of this website in front of you brings together in preliminary fashion a variety of lists and descriptions for United States Miniature Books published during the Twentieth Century. The books have then been organized by press or publisher as described in Robert C. Bradbury’s Twentieth Century United States Miniature Books (No. Clarendon, Vermont: The Microbibliophile, 2000). This page describes titles held by the University of Iowa Libraries for the press or publisher described below. The descriptions generally follow Bradbury’s format: Author. Title. Imprint (if it varies from the heading), date. Size in inches. Number of pages. Brief physical description. Illustrations note. Copy # of [##] copies.

Gilbert Westgard II

Boynton Beach, FL

1987-

Ager, Horatio. Robert Lawson. Gilbert Westgard II, 1987. 120 pp. 3″ x 2 3/8″.
Colophon: Bound in dark blue cloth with title on spine and author’s signature on the front cover both gold-stamped. Blind-embossed back cover. Limited edition of 200 copies of which this is #55, signed by Gilbert K. Westgard, publisher. Yellow end papers with publisher’s symbol printed on them. B20th 2/66.

Alger, Horatio. Young Patriots. Gilbert Westgard II, 1987. Gift of Robert C. Bradbury. B20th 3/67.